The 4th race of the Inov8 sponsored UK Cities Cup took place on Sunday in the city of Lincoln. The women´s race was a battle between two athletes just back from the World Championships in Kyev (Jenny Johnson and Helen Palmer) and GB World Cup orienteer Laura Daniels. Jenny took the victory by 4 clear minutes with Helen in 2nd and Laura 3rd. In the men´s there was a Sheffield clean sweep with World Cup team mates Oli Johnson and Mike Sprot taking the top two places and Andy Preston sneaking into 3rd ahead of top junior John Rocke of Sheffield Uni.Roger Thetford and Jane Halliday won the veteran classes with Peter Hodkinson and Mairhead Rocke winning the 16 and under categories.
|Steve Whitehead (4th Vet) races round the city of Lincoln.|
Men´s Open 1 Oliver Johnson SYO M21 45:212 Michael Sprot SYO M21 47:593 Andrew Preston SYO M21 52:574 John Rocke ShUOC M2053:295 Phil Winskill SYO M21 53:416 Rob Baker SYO M21 53:50 Women´s Open 1 Jenny Johnson SYO W21 38:262 Helen Palmer NOC W21 42:403 Laura Daniel SYO W21 44:504 Silvie Hojna NOC W21 47:025 Elizabeth Rocke LEI W50 49:506 Jane Forrest SYO W21 54:06Full results available here